DAAD SEARCA Scholarships 2024 for International Students

The DAAD SEARCA Scholarship Programme 2024 offers a remarkable opportunity for students in Southeast Asia to pursue postgraduate studies in agriculture and related fields. This fully-funded German scholarship is a collaboration between the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) that is geared towards fostering academic professionals and leaders in the region.

Basic Details of DAAD SEARCA scholarship:

  • Duration: Up to 24 months for Master’s and 36 months for PhD programs.
  • Application Deadlines: January 31, 2024.
  • Application Portal: Apply via SEARCA and DAAD portals (Application Process Explained in this article)

Funding of SEARCA Scholarship Program

  • Financial Coverage: Full tuition, school fees, monthly study and research allowances, printing, and travel allowances (In-Region only).
  • Living Expenses: Stipends for food, lodging, and incidental costs.
  • Health Insurance: Comprehensive coverage provided.
  • Research Grant Opportunity: Available in Germany for 2 to 6 months for In-Country/In-Region scholarship holders.

Who’d be Eligible for the SEARCA Scholarship 2024?

The following eligibility criteria are set to filter out the most suitable candidates for this German DAAD SEARCA scholarship 2024 batch:

  • Age Limit: Applicants for Master’s degrees must be under 35 years, and for PhD programs, under 40 years at the time of application.
  • Professional Background: Candidates should be staff members at public universities or public sector employees.
  • Academic History: The last university degree should have been completed within the past six years.
  • Nationality: Open to citizens of Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Timor Leste, Thailand, and Vietnam.
  • Research Focus: Focus areas include agribusiness, food/nutrition security, sustainable farming, and more.
  • Work Experience: Employment in the public sector or at a public educational/research institution.
  • And the degree must not be older than six years.

Application Process for SEARCA Scholarship

  1. Submit Applications: Only through the DAAD or SEARCA portals.
  2. Complete Necessary Information: Fill out all required fields accurately.
  3. Documentation: Provide all necessary documents such asĀ CV, recommendation letters, transcripts, diplomas, passport, language proficiency cert, acceptance letters, research proposal, previous publications/patents etc.
  4. Submission: Carefully review and submit your application.

Application Deadline

The application deadlines for the DAAD SEARCA Scholarship Programme 2024 are crucial to keep in mind. Interested candidates must submit their applications via the SEARCA Portal by January 12, 2024. Additionally, the deadline for submission through the DAAD Portal is set for January 31, 2024. It’s essential to adhere to these deadlines to ensure your application is considered for this prestigious scholarship opportunity.

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